The Early Music Show | Simon Russell Beale

The Shakespearean actor Simon Russell Beale is today's guest presenter. He shares his insights and thoughts into the plots and characters in musical settings of Shakespeare's plays by Henry Purcell and his contemporaries, and explores the world of Restoration theatre. Music includes excerpts from Richard II, Timon of Athens, The Tempest and The Fairy Queen.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Factual
  • Channel: BBC Radio 3
  • Duration: 57'26''
  • Broadcast date: 2007

UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

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